Paramedic

Employer
Absolute Staffers
Location
Andrews AFB, MD
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Summary: We are looking for Emergency Department trained Paramedics (EMT-P) for an immediate opening at our Andrews Air Force Base location. These clinicians will provide treatment in a hospital emergency department (ED), ambulance emergency response, in-flight emergency response, non-in-flight emergency response, transfer and transport services for active duty military personnel and their dependents. The EMT-P will be required to assist with patient care within the ED when not performing emergency response or transport services. Maximize your career experience, help provide care for our military service members and their families. Joint Base Andrews is home to Air Force, Army, Navy, and Marine units as well as a chapter of the Civil Air Patrol. This exciting opportunity is located less than 20 miles from the numerous sight-seeing destinations in the nation's capitol. Key Duties and Responsibilities:Responsible for creating, maintaining, and disposing of medical documentation as required.Perform a full range of emergency room support and ambulance services on site at the Medical Treatment Facility and in the field when performing ambulance emergency or in-flight response, transfer, or transport services.Provide emergency hospital and pre-hospital care for all types of patients (all ages).Assess, plan, implement, and evaluate nursing care for patients of all ages. Workload includes the evaluation and treatment of emergent, urgent, and non-emergent patients ranging from infants to elderly.Assisted by medical technicians, the candidate will be fully integrated into the nursing team, responsible for direct patient care.Recognize medical emergencies and responds appropriately.Initiate CPR if required. Assist emergency personnel in administering advanced cardiac life support measures when necessary.Participate in in-services and continuing education programs. ExperienceOne (1) year of full-time experience within the last three (3) years as a paramedic. EducationGraduation from an accredited EMT-paramedic (EMT-P) certification program.A current, valid paramedic license and certification from the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT).Current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS). Knowledge and SkillsKnowledge of human anatomy and physiology; emergency medical treatment to include CPR; aseptic and surgical technique; infection control, communicable diseases; medical ethics and legal aspects; operation and maintenance of therapeutic equipment; medical terminology; transportation of the sick and injured.Knowledge of current hospital and pre-hospital protocols in order to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate care of patients in hospital and pre-hospital settings.Knowledge and skill in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and advanced lifesaving measured used to initiate resuscitation measures when necessary and assist unit in providing support measure.Fully qualified to operate the vehicles/equipment to which they are assigned. Work HoursRotating Panama Schedule (2 on, 2 off, 3 on, 2 off, 2 on, 3 off)One-hour non-paid lunch If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact our recruiters Anne Isidro (202) 558-4949 or Vishal Sabarwal at (301) 969-1540. We look forward to you joining our team!! Company Description: Absolute Staffers is a Woman-Owned Small Business that works congruently with military and civilian facilities to provide outstanding medical service to active duty military members and our communities. We have been providing outstanding nationwide healthcare services for Federal Government and commercial clients for the past 13 years. We at Absolute Staffers pride ourselves in providing exceptional Nationwide Healthcare, Administrative, and IT Service for Federal Government and Commercial Clients. Absolute Staffers, LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Pro Disabled & Veteran/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. EOE M/W/D/V